Deputy Sheriff Trainee

  • San Joaquin County, CA
  • Stockton, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $5,451.60 - $6,626.46/month USD
  • Salary Top: 6626 USD

Job Description

Introduction

The San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office is seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in a career as a law enforcement officer. The Deputy Sheriff Trainee will receive intensive academic instruction and rigorous physical training in law enforcement at a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Certified Academy and will receive other assignments on a training basis to learn departmental policies and procedures.

Pre-Employment Physical, Drug Screen and Background : Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination, a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation as a condition of employment.Final appointment cannot be made unless theeligible candidate has passed the drug screen, physical and successfully completed the background process. The County pays for the initial drug screen and physical.

Brochure: Please click on the link below to view details about the position:
Deputy Sheriff Trainee brochure

Candidates may provide POST PELLETB T-scores from other agencies in lieu of taking the written examination. T-Scores must be provided on agency letterhead for an exam administered within the last 12 months. A T-Score of 42 or higher is qualifying with San Joaquin County.Attach T-score letters to your application or e-mail them tolagodfrey@sjgov.org.

Study guide/material may be found at the CA POST website:PELLETB Preparation Guide
Candidates must pass the written exam and agility test to move forward in the recruitment process for this position. Click the link to view a video demonstration of the physical agility test: PAT Video.

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UPCOMING TESTING SCHEDULE (future dates to be added)

Apply by Date:Friday, November 3, 2023,by 11:59 p.m.

Physical Agility Test and Written Exam:Friday, November 17, 2023

(Please note, only candidates that successfully complete the agility test will be invited to the written exam)

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Apply by Date:Thursday, December 28, 2023, by 11:59 p.m.

Physical Agility Test and Written Exam: Friday, January 12, 2024

(Please note, only candidates that successfully complete the agility test will be invited to the written exam)

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Apply by Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024,by 11:59 p.m.

Physical Agility Test and Written Exam: Friday, March 8, 2024

(Please note, only candidates that successfully complete the agility test will be invited to the written exam)

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Apply by Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024, by 11:59 p.m.

Physical Agility Test and Written Exam: Friday, May 3, 2024

(Please note, only candidates that successfully complete the agility test will be invited to the written exam)

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Hiring Incentive Program:

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office is offering a hiring incentive in the amount of $10,000 . The department will award the cash incentive to any person who is hired for any of the following job classifications; within the timeframes this program is active and so approved by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors:

• Deputy Sheriff Trainee/AC/I/II

• Correctional Officer Trainee/Correctional Officer

• Communications Dispatcher I/II/III

Additionally, a moving stipend reimbursement is available for those new hires within the qualified classifications. A qualified hire may receive up to $2,000 for any cost directly associated with relocating their primary residence as a result of gaining employment with this office.

The following incentives may also be available for eligible new hires, subject to approval by Human Resources:
  • Vacation Accrual Rate : San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service.
  • Sick Leave : Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

Amended December 11, 2023

Equal Opportunity Employer

San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo .

Accomodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Online:

www.sjgov.org/department/hr

By mail or in person:

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, CA 95202

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone: (209) 468-3370

Job Line:

For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo .


Click on a link below to apply for this position:
Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here. View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.

Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Base Pay

5,451

Job Address

Stockton, California United States View Map